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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th July 2019. Updated throughout the day

Barvas, Isle of Lewis
The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today

Rubh' Arnal, North Uist
Two 2CY Glaucous Gulls were there today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:40 - 08:55
Weather: Wind NE backing WNW f1-2, 8/8 cloud, dull and murky, brighter later. Temp15C.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 1 Storm Petrel (S), 2 Manx Shearwaters (S), 37 Gannets (21S 16N), 3 Cormorants (N), 1 Curlew (S) and 1 Kittiwake (S). Also present in the area were ufted Duck 5, Eider 6, Red-breasted Merganser 5, Cormorant 8, Common Buzzard 1, Curlew 3, Dunlin 2, Redshank 17, Arctic Tern 14, Rock Dove 2, Merlin 1, Raven 8, Sand Martin 11, Wheatear 2, Pied Wagtail 3, Meadow Pipit 4, Twite 5 and Otter 2